3 days in Block Island Itinerary

3 days in Block Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Block Island trip planner

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Fly to Providence, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham
— 2 nights
Ferry to Great Island At Ferry Terminal, Fly to Newark

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New Shoreham

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New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Mohegan Bluffs has been added to your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Narragansett (Point Judith Lighthouse & Roger W. Wheeler State Beach). The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ballard's Beach, relax in the rural setting at 1661 Farm and Gardens, and kick back and relax at Fred Benson Town Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New Shoreham day trip planning website.

Newark to New Shoreham is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit cooler days in New Shoreham, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Block Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Lighthouses · Beaches
Block Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 14mi east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, and 13mi south from mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island Sound.The United States Census Bureau defines Block Island as census tract 415 of Washington County, Rhode Island. As of the 2010 Census, the island's population is 1,051 living on a land area of 9.734sqmi. The island is part of the Outer Lands region, a coastal archipelago.The Nature Conservancy added Block Island to its list of "The Last Great Places", which consists of 12 sites in the western hemisphere. About 40 percent of the island is set aside for conservation. Presidents Bill Clinton, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Ulysses S. Grant have visited Block Island. Other famous visitors include Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh, who each visited the island in 1929.

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